Arwa Owais, associate professor of pediatric dentistry at the UI College of Dentistry, talks about a liquid called silver diamine fluoride (SDF), which is an alternative to having a cavity drilled and filled by a dentist. SDF can be brushed on cavities to stop decay painlessly.
"Working with engineers from UI College of Engineering’s Center for Computer-Aided Design, researchers (at the University of Iowa) have created an ambitious virtual reality simulator which mimics the effects of driving an ATV, complete with Oculus Rift headset, motion-sensing suit, and a moving platform that simulates changes in terrain."
The Building Resiliency @ Iowa program promotes stress management tactics to help you bounce back quickly from life’s challenges, and teaches participants about the science of happiness and positive psychology with informative video clips from current researchers. Workshops begin July 12; register by July 8.